Elin Nordegren is a Swedish model who is the ex-wife of Tiger Woods, the famous professional golfer and has now been modelling for over 15 years, starting in the year 2002. Elin has mostly kept her life private after the incident and chooses not to speak about the topic of her highly controversial divorce with Woods. Keep reading to know more about Elin Nordegren’s net worth in 2018.
Elin Nordegren Early Life
Elin Nordegren was born in Stockholm, Sweden on 1st January 2018 to a radio journalist, Thomas and politician, Barbro Holmberg. Her mother and father had a divorce when she was rather young. She has a twin sister Josefin, who is only a few minutes younger than the model as well as an older brother, Axel. Growing up in Vaxholm, she completed her studies in Lund University, Sweden.
She was married to the eminent golfer, Tiger Woods in the year 2004. They were together for six years before having a divorce when Elin found out about Woods cheating on her with other women. Elin had two children out of this marriage – Sam and Charlie. She then had a small fling with Chris Kline, but that did not last for long.
After her divorce, she tried her best to distract herself, and she studied a psychology course in Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida for which she won the Outstanding Senior Award.
Elin Nordegren Career
Elin Nordegren was discovered by a famous photographer – Bingo Rimer, who helped her feature on the cover of the Magazine Café Sports, which was a picture of her in a bikini. Apart from this, she also did several jobs in the summer from finance to cashier that got her accustomed to long working hours. It was after this that she found much more recognition, which landed her a job in the clothing company in Stockholm called Champagne.
Working at this store, she came across the wife of a Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik, Mia. Mia proposed the idea of hiring Elin as the nanny of her two kids, an opportunity that Elin accepted, although that required her to move to the United States. This happened in the year 2001.
It was during this job that she was introduced to Tiger Woods.
Awards & Achievements
Completing her psychology course at Rollins College, Florida, she got a GPA of 3.6 and won the Hamilton Holt Outstanding Senior Award. Moreover, she also got the opportunity of giving the commencement speech at the college.
Net Worth of Elin Nordegren
Elin Nordegren has a net worth of over $100 million. She makes most of her money out of a successful modelling career that she has been doing for a long time now. She also got $100 Million as the divorce settlement amount when she divorced her ex-husband, Tiger Woods. She has a $12 Million house in Florida that she had purchased out of this money. The $12 Million mansion was built in the place of a demolished mansion that had been built in the 1920s. She also contributed a lot to ‘Habitat for Humanity’ after this.
Even after being a lot of controversy and issues, Elin has neither given up on her dreams nor backed off from the constant deliverance of quality performance. Best known for modelling, she likes to focus on her work rather than comment on her life instances. She is a living proof that a woman doesn’t need anyone to build her career and that she can live a perfect life on her own. Having a good relationship with her two kids, she is a happy woman making the most of the time and money that she has.